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Boundary Objects and Beyond wins the Best Information Science Book Award

We are pleased to announce that Boundary Objects and Beyondedited by Geoffrey C. Bowker, Stefan Timmermans, Adele E. Clarke, and Ellen Balka, is the winner of the 2016 Best Information Science Book Award! This award is sponsored by the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T). The award was officially announced and presented on October 18, 2016 at the ASIS&T annual meeting in Copenhagen. 

This annual award is given to the author of an outstanding book relevant to the information sciences, including all communication activities and information science and technology fields defined in the purpose of ASIS&T.  Books are judged on their importance to information science and technology, readability, validity, originality, research significance and scholarship. 

Congratulations to Geoffrey, Stefan, Adele, Ellen, and all of the contributors!